House of the Future
Kind of Activity:
Students view and evaluate videos showing robotic or computerized technology for the homes of the future.
Common Core Standards:
Have students explore videos that show projected computerized and robotically controlled or assisted homes of the future.
Discuss with students the chapter: August 2026--There Will Come Soft Rains, and review with them the often hilarious mishaps that occur when a robotic, computerized house is left unattended and goes out of control.
Have students view videos of possible 'smart homes' of the future. Some videos they might want to view can be...
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